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People attend a campaign meeting for  Denis Pushilin, in Donetsk. Photograph: Aleksey Filippov/AFP/Getty Images

Russia has defended Sunday’s separatist elections in eastern Ukraine, which Kiev and its western allies denounced as a sham that would only harm effor(...)

Nadiya Savchenko embraces a supporter after being detained on charges of planning a military-style coup, in Kiev on Thursday. Photograph: Valentyn Ogirenko/Reuters

Ukrainian deputy Nadiya Savchenko has been detained for allegedly plotting to kill the nation’s leaders in a Moscow-backed coup, less than two years a(...)